Canada Launches Tall Ships Legacy Series with “Bluenose” Gold Coin

March 15, 2016 in Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Collector Sets, Commemorative, Education, Entertainment, Gold, Gold Coins, History, New Releases, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Offers, Royal Canadian Mint, World Coins

By: Michael Alexander (Coin Update News)

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The Royal Canadian Mint has launched a new series of coins entitled “Tall Ships Legacy,” which celebrates the famous tall ships that have left an indelible mark on Canadian history and culture.

The first gold coin in this series features the Bluenose, a Canadian fishing and racing schooner built in the maritime province of Nova Scotia in 1921. A celebrated racing ship and fishing vessel, the Bluenosenamed after a colloquial term for Nova Scotians –became an important provincial and national symbol in the 1930s. The racing legend was so popular that its image has graced the reverse of… Full article at the source>

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